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Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive

The Committee of One Hundred

The Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive is a collection of documents, books, booklets, images, and ephemera created between 1909 and 1918 during the planning and execution of San Diego's 1915-1916 Panama-California Exposition and the military occupation of the Exposition grounds in Balboa Park during WWI. The project is supported by the Balboa Park Online Collaborative and funded by the County of San Diego, the Balboa Park Alliance, and individual contributors.

The Balboa Park Alliance comprises The Committee of One Hundred, the Friends of Balboa Park, and the Balboa Park Trust at the San Diego Foundation.

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Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by John Lane, Co., NY
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Periodical including article "San Diego and San Francisco Expositions: I-San Diego, Christian Brinton
Topics: San Diego, California, 1915, Panama-California Exposition
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Panama-California Exposition, The Chamber of Commerce and the Citizens of San Diego"
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Brief bios and photos of men who created the Panama-California Exposition
Topics: Panama-California Exposition, San Diego, 1915, makers
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Compiled and Published by North American Press Association
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Communities, businesses, and attractions in Los Angeles and other cities of Southern California, including San Diego and the 1915 Panama-California Exposition at San Diego.
Topics: Los Angeles, Southern California, San Diego, 1915, Panama-California Exposition
Official Guide Book of the 1915 Panama-California Exposition held in San Diego. Includes listing and descriptions of Exposition flora, exhibits, events.
Topics: Guide, Book, Panama-California Exposition, San Diego, 1915
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Munn and Co, Inc
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Includes articles on the Panama-California Exposition at San Diego, the war in Europe, US Navy dirigible, French battleship Tourville, New York subways, meteors
Topics: Panama-California Exposition, San Diego, war in Europe, WWI, US Navy dirigible, French battleship...
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by G. Aubrey Davidson
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Scrapbook of newspaper clippings from 1910-1911. Preparation and publicity for the Panama-California Exposition, to be held in San Diego in 1915.
Topic: Panama-California Exposition
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
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Collier's, the National Weekly, Dec 5, 1914
Topics: British Prime Minister Asquith, WWI, Germany, German sea raiders, San Francisco, Belgium, San Diego...
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
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Monthly magazine with articles on New Mexico-new state, Col Collier in Action, Panama-California Exposition, Back to Africa movement
Topics: New Mexico, Back to Africa, Negro, Liberia, Col D C Collier in Action, Panama-California...
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
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Periodical devoted to protection of our animals "who cannot speak for themselves"
Topics: Panama-California Exposition, San Diego
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
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San Diego Exposition Section dedicates several pages to the impending opening of San Diego's 1915 Panama-California Exposition, with a section on the Southern California Counties exhibits and building.
Topics: San Diego Exposition, newspaper, San Diego, 1915, Panama-California Exposition, Southern California...
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue, Advisory and Consulting Architect to the Exposition
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Plate 29: First and second floor plans, permanent California State and Fine Arts Buildings
Topics: Architectural drawing, Plate 29, Panama-California Exposition, San Diego, Cal., 1915, Balboa Park
Official Program for Ground Breaking Ceremonies, Panama-California Exposition, San Diego, "4 days of pageantry and carnival"
Topics: Program, Ground Breaking, San Diego, Panama-California, Exposition
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by McBride, Nast, & Company, New York
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Periodical for January 1915 with feature articles: San Diego and its Exposition by Edward Hungerford; Under Fire in Poland; Kara-Kum, the Tomb of the Caravans; Malta
Topics: Edward Hungerford, San Diego, Exposition, Panama-California Exposition, 1915, San Diego, war,...
Official guide book to the Panama-California International Exposition held in San Diego in 1916. Includes the renamed buildings, a map of the Exposition grounds, exhibits--many of which had changed from 1915--and sn extensive section on the flora of the Exposition.
Topics: Guide Book, Panama-California International Exposition, Panama-California Exposition, San Diego,...
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Published by The Independent Corporation
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Weekly periodical with articles on current events and people. 
Topics: China Reports Progress, Yuan Shih K'ai, The Efficient Man's Money, Edward Earle Purinton,...
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
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Souvenir Album and Program Swedish Day June 24-25, 1916, at the Panama-California Exposition, San Diego, California
Topics: Swedish Day, 1916, Panama-California Exposition, San Diego, California
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by The Archaeological Institute of America
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Issue on Maya exhibits in the California Building for the Panama-California Exposition at San Diego, California. Spanish Renaissance Architecture, Aboriginal American Art and Culture, Farnham Historical Frieze, Replicas of Central American Monuments, The Vierra Frescoes of Ancient Cities of America, Sculptured Frieze of Ancient American Life, Other Replicas and Reconstructions. Author Edgar L. Hewett, with introduction by W. H. Holmes
Topics: Panama-California Exposition at San Diego, California.
Description, artist names, biographical notes, titles of the 231 exhibited works, and selected images of paintings displayed at fine art exhibit held May 15th to July 31st, 1916. Apparently these works had been on display at San Francisco's 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition and were moved to San Diego the following year. The cover was changed for San Diego but the inside appears to have been used in San Francisco. 
Topics: Netherlands, Holland, art exhibition, 1915, 1916, San Diego, Panama-California International...
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Santa Fe Railway System
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A monthly publication devoted to the interests of the 75,000 employees of the Santa Fe Railway System
Topics: Santa Fe Railway System, San Diego, Panama-California Exposition, 1915, Santa Fe Style of...
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
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August 1915 issue of The Los Angeles Tourist Hotel and Business Guide includes information page on the Painted Desert Exhibit at the Panama-California Exposition. An interesting "Warning to Tourists" on the page numbered 34 warns against crooks, gamblers and bunko men.
Topics: San Diego, California, 1915, Panama-California Exposition, Painted Desert Exhibit
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Board of Supervisors / Chamber of Commerce
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Promotional booklet for San Diego, includes sections on fire, police, public health, harbor, climate, hotels, clubs, historical timeline, local towns, and the upcoming San Diego Panama-California Exposition
Topics: fire, police, public health, harbor, climate, hotels, clubs, historical timeline, local towns, San...
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by W. B. Faville, author of article
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The American Architect
Topics: Panama-California Exposition, San Diego, California
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by "San Diego County Board of Supervisors, Chamber of Commerce, San Diego County, Sunset Magazine, Sunset Publishing House"
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Promotional booklet for San Diego's Panama-California Exposition, 1915
Topics: San Diego County, California, Panama-California Exposition, 1915
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Canadian Pacific Railway
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Travel brochure to visit California's Expositions in 1915
Topics: Canadian Rockies, San Diego, Panama-California Expostion, San Francisco, Panama-Pacific...
Hand-colored view book of San Diego's 1916 Panama California International Exposition
Topics: San Diego, 1916, Panama-California International Exposition, Balboa Park, San Diego, California
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by G. Aubrey Davidson
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Scrapbook of newspaper clippings on San Diego's 1915 Panama-California Exposition and the 1916 Panama-California International Exposition
Topics: San Diego, 1915, Panama-California Exposition, 1916, Panama-California International Exposition
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by General Service Bureau of San Diego Savings Bank, Copyright 1914 Denrich Press
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Booklet about San Diego Savings Bank with some details on the 1915 Panama-California Exposition, including construction views and drawings.
Topics: San Diego Savings Bank, 1915, Panama-California Exposition
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Standard Oil Company (California)
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Monthly Standard Oil Co. Bulletin covering both 1915 California Expositions, San Francisco's Panama-Pacific International Exposition and San Diego's Panama-California Exposition
Topics: Standard Oil, 1915, California Expositions, San Francisco, Panama-Pacific International Exposition,...
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
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Promotional foldout for travel to the San Diego exposititon via Santa Fe Railway
Topics: Santa Fe, San Diego, 1916, Panama-California, International, Exposition, Santa Fe Station, Painted...
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Published by the Passenger Department Southern Pacific Company San Francisco, California"
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Travel by train to see California's Big Trees at Yosemite, Sequoia, Calaveras Grove, Mariposa Grove
Topics: Yosemite, Sequoia, Calaveras Grove, Mariposa Grove, General Grant Park, Wawona Hotel, Sentinel...
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Union Pacific System
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Tours offered during 1915 by the Union Pacific System: Yellowstone National Park, California Expositions, San Francisco's Panama-Pacific International Exposition, San Diego's Panama-California Exposition, Alaska, and more
Topics: Tours, 1915, Union Pacific, Yellowstone National Park, San Francisco, Panama-Pacific International...
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by San Diego Sight Seeing Co.
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Promotional brochure for the 1915 San Diego Exposition, 1915, printed about 1910-1911
Topics: 1915, Panama-California Exposition, San Diego, Exposition
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Southern Pacific Company
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Southern Pacific (The Exposition Line, 1915) Atlantic Steamship Lines from New  York to New Orleans and connections with Sunset Route to travel to the west coast by rail to California's two Expositions in 1915 and other destinations. Also information on visiting New York City, New Orleans, at either end of "100 Golden Hours at Sea;" cabin plans and photos on board ship.
Topics: Exposition, Panama-Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco, Panama-California Exposition,...
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Fenstermaker & Lane, Publishers
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Newsprint periodical created to promote San Diego's planned 1915 Panama-California Exposition
Topics: Panama-California Exposition, 1915, San Diego, city officials, county officials, water, commercial...
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Published by I.L. Eno, 958 5th St., San Diego, Cal.
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Souvenir Book of San Diego's 1915 Panama-California Exposition
Topics: 1915, San Diego, Panama-California Exposition, Souvenir Book
Promotional brochure for San Diego's 1916 Panama-California International Exposition, an extension of the 1915 Panama-California Exposition
Topics: San Diego, 1916, Panama-California International Exposition, 1915, Panama-California Exposition
Booklet published by Board of Supervisors of San Diego County, Chamber of Commerce San Diego County and the Panama-California Exposition
Topics: Panama-California Exposition, San Diego
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Fred Stansfield; Published by Hertz and Stansfield
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Sheet music for "Official March" celebrating San Diego's 1915 Panama-California Exposition 
Topics: sheet music, San Diego, 1915, Panama-California Exposition
Souvenir book of views from San Diego's 1915 Panama-California Expositionm, including map of the Exposition grounds.
Topics: Panama-California Exposition, San Diego, Exposition
Souvenir booklet containing images of San Diego and the 1915 Panama-California Exposition held in Balboa Park, San Diego, California
Topics: Panama-California Exposition, Balboa Park, San Diego, California
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
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Tours, routes, and itineraries, including California's two 1915 Expositions, San Diego's Panama-California Exposition and San Francisco's Panama-Pacific International Exposition
Topics: Yosemite, Yellowstone, Grand Canyon, Great Lakes, San Diego, Panama-California Exposition, San...
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
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Undated issue of "The Art Magazine De Luxe for the Library Table De Luxe" with articles and photos on ZLAC, Panama-California Exposition, Seven Southern Counties, California Missions, Ramona's Marriage Place, San Diego clubs, San Diego, desert
Topics: Panama-California Exposition, Seven Southern Counties, California Missions, Ramona's Marriage...
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Missouri Pacific-Iron Moutain Denver & Rio Grande Western Pacific
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Travel brochure featuring California's 1915 Panama-California Exposition and Panama-Pacific International Exposition
Topics: San Diego, California, 1915, Panama-California Exposition, Panama-Pacific International Exposition,...
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by "Published by H. L. Christiance 1409 Fifth Street, San Diego, Cal. / The Albertype Co., Brooklyn, N. Y."
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Hand-colored photos of San Diego and the 1915 Panama-California Exposition
Topics: San Diego, 1915, Panama-California Exposition, Mission Cliff Gardens, La Jolla, San Diego Misison
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by "Panama-California Exposition San Diego / Poole Brothers, Chicago"
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Souvenir booklet for the Panama-California Exposition, San Diego, 1915
Topics: souvenir booklet, Panama-California Exposition, San Diego, 1915
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by "Pacific Garden Publishing Co., Pasadena, California / Pasadena Horticultural Society"
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Tales of a Traveler San Diego Exposition, Favorite Bird Retreads Southern California, Landscape Style for United States, History of Kalamazoo Celery Industry, Mimulus,coronilla, chrysanthemum, myrciaria, sweet pea
Topics: San Diego, Exposition, 1915. Panama-California Exposition, Kalamazoo Celery Industry, Mimulus,...
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Artgravure
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Souvenir booklet with photos of San Diego and 1915 Panama-California Exposition
Topics: San Diego, 1915, Panama-California Exposition, Balboa Park
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by The Archaeological Institute of America
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Ancient America at the Panama-California Exposition and other articles
Topics: Italian painting, Spanish Renaissance, Architecture, Aboriginal Art, Maya, Panama-California...
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Published by Lillian D Gregory
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Periodical with photos, articles and poems on Southern California, the desert, and San Diego in particular
Topics: San Diego, California Missions, Ramona's Marriage Place, Panama-California Exposition, Southern...
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by The American Federation of Arts
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Periodical promoting the appreciation of American art. 
Topics: Howard Pyle, American Tapestries, Fine Arts at the San Diego Exposition, Mark Watson, Frank P Allen...
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
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Architecture and grounds of San Diego's 1915 Panama-California Exposition.
Topics: architecture, Bertram G Goodhue, Science and Education building, Churrigueresque, Indian Arts...
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Published by National Views Company of San Diego; Official publishers of the Panama-California Exposition
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Souvenir view book of San Diego's 1915 Panama-California Exposition
Topics: San Diego, 1915, Panama-California Exposition
Promotional brochure for San Diego's 1915 Panama-California Exposition
Topics: San Diego, 1915, Panama-California Exposition
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Wells Fargo & Company
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Promotional brochure for Wells Fargo and San Diego's 1915 Panama-California Exposition, including map of Exposition Grounds. The map indicates the location of the Wells Fargo Pavilion and the text states that your mail can be addressed to you at either their main office or the Wells Fargo office in the Varied Industries Building on the Panama-California Exposition grounds.
Topics: San Diego, California, 1915, Panama-California Exposition, hotel rates, side trips
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
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General Review of Army and Navy Activities at the Panama-California Exposition
Topics: San Diego, Balboa Park, Exposition
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Published monthly by Hale Publicity Co
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Schedules for rail and trolley, maps, Exposition, Point Loma Ferry; info on churches, hotels, restaurants, Exposition attractions
Topics: Schedules for rail and trolley, maps, Exposition, Point Loma Ferry, hotels, restaurants, Exposition...
Promotional brochure for San Diego's 1916 Panama-California International Exposition
Topics: Panama-California International Exposition, 1916, San Diego
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
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View book of Panama-California Exposition color postcards, published by the Detroit Publishing Co., affixed to black album pages.
Topics: 1915, Panama-California Exposition, San Diego, postcards, Detroit Publishing Co.
Promotional brochure for two 1915 California Expositions, a map, fares, other attractions by rail
Topics: San Francisco, 1915, Panama-Pacific, International, Exposition, 1915, San Diego, Panama-California...
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
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Maya exhibits in the California Building at the Panama-California Exposition, including works of art relating to Ancient America  by Sallie James Farnham, Carlos Vierra, Jean Cook-Smith
Topics: Maya, Quirigua, Guatemala, California Building, Panama-California Exposition, 1915, San Diego,...
Souvenir and promotional booklet for the San Diego 1915 Panama-California Exposition, including history and exhibits. The cover is from a full-color work by artist Charles Daniel Frey, which can be seen in a two page color ad in Life Magazine. Search archive.org for "charles daniel frey life"
Topics: San Diego, 1915, Panama-California Exposition, marines, midway, isthmus, concessions
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by B M Warner, General Superintendent San Diego Electric Railway
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Handling Traffic to the Panama-California Exposition at San Diego
Topics: Panama-California Exposition, San Diego, 1915, trolley, electric railway
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Homer MacNutt, Superintendent of Motive Power, San Diego Electric Railway
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The Sectionalizing of Electric Railway Feeders at San Diego
Topics: Electric Railway, Feeders, San Diego, from Electric Railway Journal, Panama-California Exposition,...
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by International Harvester Company of America
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Booklet from International Harvester on the two 1915 California Expositions, San Francisco's Panama-Pacific International Exposition and San Diego's Panama California Exposition
Topics: Panama Canal, Panama-Pacific International Exposition, Panama-California Exposition, 1915,...
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by U S Grant Hotel San Diego California
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Promotional brochure for San Diego's 1915 Panama-California Exposition with map of San Diego Area
Topics: U S Grant Hotel, Panama-California Exposition, 1915, Balboa Park, San Diego California
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Board of Supervisors and the Chamber of Commerce of San Diego County, San Diego, California
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Booklet promoting San Diego, California, and the Panama-California Exposition to be held in 1915
Topics: San Diego, California, Panama-California Exposition, 1915
Promotional brochure for upcoming Panama California Exposition at San Diego
Topics: Olmsted Brothers, map, Panama-California Exposition, ground plan, San Diego, 1915
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Union Pacific System
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Promotional booklet to promote travel to California and the Expositions, Yellowstone National Park via the Union Pacific System
Topics: California, Expositions, San Diego, Panama-California Exposition, San Francisco, 1915,...
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue, Advisory and Consulting Architect to the Exposition
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Plate 31: South and west elevations, permanent California State Building, Panama-California Exposition, San Diego, Cal., 1915
Topics: California State Building, California Building, architectural drawing, Plate 31, elevations,...
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
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Color and b/w souvenir book of views at San Diego's 1915-1916 Panama-California Exposition, with  map of the Panama Canal  
Topics: San Diego, 1915, 1916, Panama-California Exposition, Balboa Park, Panama Canal
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by The Albertype Company; Brooklyn; N.Y. / Published by Packard's Book Store; San Diego; Cal
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Souvenir view book of San Diego scenes
Topics: San Diego, California, Panama-California Exposition
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Elton T Brown / The Coronado Strand
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Pencil drawings of the Panama-California International Exposition, 1916
Topics: Pencil, drawings, Panama-California, Exposition, Panama-California International Exposition, 1916
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by John S McGroarty
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Promotional brochure for San Diego, with details on local history, towns, business, weather, mission, agriculture, and planned Panama-California Exposition in 1915
Topics: Panama-California Exposition, Harbor of the Sun, San Diego
Promotional brochure for Salt Lake Route to Los Angeles and San Diego Exposition
Topics: Hotels, Los Angeles, San Diego, Exposition, Salt Lake Route
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Around The World Views Company / arranged by Charles A. Widger; A.M., copyright 1914
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Souvenir color view book of San Diego scenes and the upcoming 1915 Panama-California Exposition (artist renderings of exposition)
Topics: Panama-California Exposition, San Diego